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Posts Tagged: Art

Live Modern: La Pallissa

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: La Pallissa

Ready to learn something today?! A Masia is “a type of rural construction common to the Iberian Peninsula, particularly during the ancient Kingdom of Aragon which have their origins in the Roman villas. They are often large but isolated structures, nearly always associated with a family farming or livestock operation — Continue reading

Interiors: Courtyard House Somers

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Interiors: Courtyard House Somers

It feels like all our favorite interiors are coming from Australia lately! Seriously, gorgeous stuff. We’re loving the interiors (and exterior, when we think about it) of the Courtyard House Somers by Opat Architects. It’s got a pretty crazy exterior architecture with lots of different visual elements, but it’s the interior — Continue reading

Featured Artist: David Collins

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: David Collins

You really can’t go wrong when it comes to modern art whose inspiration comes from architecture and other structures. Geometry is pretty awesome, but it takes on new meaning when presented in abstract painting form. David Collins, a New York City-based artist, explores a lot of the same ideas in — Continue reading

Live Modern: Casa Conde

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: Casa Conde

If you love brick red you’re going to love this place. The Casa Conde by SAMF Arquitectos located in Pinhal Conde da Cunha, Portugal has a warm, friendly brick exterior that is textured, and beautiful. Though red brick might seem like the sort of thing you would see in institutional — Continue reading

Artist: Allie Mount’s Sandy River Landscapes

Categories: Art + Graphics
Artist: Allie Mount’s Sandy River Landscapes

We have a small obsession with paintings of America from way back when…before we started building, tearing down and changing. Don’t get us wrong; obviously we’re huge fans of architecture and appreciate a good built structure like no other. But there’s just something so fresh and new about America before it — Continue reading

Featured Artist: Claude Collins-Stracensky

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Claude Collins-Stracensky

It looks like Claude Collins-Stracensky is one of those artists who can hardly keep up with his imagination. Spanning everything from photography, to objects to exhibits, there’s one thing all of his art pieces have in common: awesomeness. You could also say his work has a very decidedly scientific, observing angle — Continue reading

Featured Artist: Calvin Ross Carl

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Calvin Ross Carl

Judd and Rothko would be proud.  We’re really digging the bold bright looks of artist Calvin Ross Carl. He definitely tends toward strong geometric patterns that are familiar to most people, and he definitely uses bright, arresting colors that stop a viewer in their tracks. But these aren’t super simple — Continue reading

Live Modern: The Lanes

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: The Lanes

Say what you will about modern homes not fitting into the aesthetic look of an existing neighborhood, but sometimes it’s fun to see a structure that is just so original it excites and delights. There’s no way that you’d miss this house if you drove by it; the pointed roof — Continue reading

We Like What They Do: Tim Boelaars

Categories: Art + Graphics
We Like What They Do: Tim Boelaars

Buildings, furniture, tools and guns, with these posters by Tim Boelaars, one might think he’s making a statement on the only things we really need in life: a place to shelter from the environment, some place to sleep, things to help you do what you do and something to protect — Continue reading

Featured Artist: Claire Brewster

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Claire Brewster

Immensely enjoying the nature-inspired paper cut-out art of UK-based Claire Brewster. As seen on the website for the gallery My Life in Art. Taking a knife and a skilled hand to old maps and atlases, she creates intricately detailed paper cuts that, when set in small shadow boxes, take on — Continue reading

Featured Artist: Axel

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Axel

What an enigma this Axel Brechensbauer artist is! From what we can gather they like to create shapes. Sculptural, 3D, kind of quirky shapes. They seem to be based in Barcelona. We’re not sure if Axel is a girl or boy, though. We’re not really sure what materials they use — Continue reading

Pattern: Geometric Retro Grunge

Categories: Art + Graphics
Pattern: Geometric Retro Grunge

If you’ve been wondering what geometric retro grunge art looked like, it’s this: the work of graphic designer and illustrator Simon C. Page. Isn’t it just so vibrant? The best part of his work is just how so aptly it’s titled. It certainly features a dizzying array of geometric shapes — Continue reading

Featured Artist: Matthew Korbel-Bowers

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Matthew Korbel-Bowers

Yeyeah. Enjoying all these great art prints from artist Matthew Korbel-Bowers. Really flat and 2D, the bold bright colors are so invigorating and energizing. Utilizing geometric shapes in their most simple form, he combines them for a really extraordinary effect. The designs on these art prints really seem to jump — Continue reading

Featured Artist: Sarah Doyle

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Sarah Doyle

Has anyone else ever struggled with wanting to fit in? Or seem “cool”? If you have, you might find a little bit of a connection with artist Sarah Doyle’s mixed media series: “Nicknames – Celebrated Sobriquets aka Always Known As.” Playing off the idea of social media and the kinds — Continue reading

Live Modern: Architect’s House

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: Architect’s House

What would a modern architect’s house in Finland look like? To a modern lover? Basically heaven. All blond wood, sleek lines and Scandinavian details, Architect’s House 1 designed by Haroma & Partners and located in Turku, Finland is filled with enviable and inspiring elements you just might want to emulate for — Continue reading

Featured Artist: More Brandon Wilson

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: More Brandon Wilson

We usually like to bring you fine folks new! exciting! artists that we stumble on, but sometimes, an artist we’ve already posted about does something so great we’ve just got to repeat an artist. Brandon F. Wilson‘s first debut on the 2Modern blog was a jumbled mix of awesomeness; he’s — Continue reading

Featured Artist: Andy Gilmore

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Andy Gilmore

Aw man, is this the future? If this is what art will look like in the future we are totally down. Andy Gimore makes work that is “kaleidoscopic and hypnotic, though it could just as well be described as visually acoustic, his often complex arrangements referencing the scales and melodies — Continue reading

Featured Artist: Lim Siang Ching

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Lim Siang Ching

Love the cool, 3D pattern work of Lim Siang Ching, a Singapore based graphic designer/illustrator. She founded something called Pattern Matters where she explores art through pattern, and “who finds joy in patterns and everything handmade.” We think this would be a really cool type of art to have in — Continue reading

Featured Artist: Filippo Minelli

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Filippo Minelli

Milan-based artist Filippo Minelli created a series of landscape photos unlike anything we’ve seen before, and they are hauntingly beautiful and definitely make you wonder if there’s something else out there, something untouchable, that exists alongside us all. Using handheld smoke bombs to release colored smoke and then shooting it — Continue reading

Mark Weaver makes something cool every day

Categories: Art + Graphics
Mark Weaver makes something cool every day

Space themes? Check. Googie retro Mid-Century Modern elements? Check. Architecture? Check. Cool color palettes? Check check check. New York City-based illustrator Mark Weaver is making the sort of things that we dream of at night and fantasize about during the day! Working for pretty high-end clients and publications like The New — Continue reading